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to the gop race for the white house. after michigan, can mitt romney build on the lead and solidify himself as the presome thattive nominee. >>> can santorum win ohio and chart a course to the nomination. can newt gingrich win his home state of georgia as he tries to emerge as the romney alternative? with us, newt gingrich, and eric cantor will weigh into the nomination fight, and with the view from the democrats, debbie wasserman schultz. and plus our political roundtable this morning, what to look for on tuesday, and the president's emerging campaign. on the road, looking under the hood, and fighting for middle class votes. >> i place my bet on the american worker! and i will make that bet any day of the week. with us, republican strategist, mike murphy, and a political analysts for "time" magazine, al paw rins, and savannah guthrie. >>> the republican race is coming down to a battle for delegates, and mitt romney is in the lead winning his fifth straight contest last night in washington state. final results show mom rebeating ron paul, and santorum in third, fourth with 10%. the former s
about the race. can he do the delegate math to beat mitt romney. >> the governor thinks he is now ordained by god to win, then let's just have it out. >> previewing the debate to the fall campaign, the social issues versus the economy. more than 200,000 jobs created in february, and who has the winning prescription for more growth? with us, romney supporter and chair of the governor's association, virginia's governor, bob mcdonnell, and maryland's governor, martin o'malley. finally, our political roundtable is here to talk politics and about something else, civility. where has it gone and can it return? why the president call sandra after rush limbaugh attacks? he was thinking about his own daughters. >> i want them to speak their mind in a thoughtful way, and i don't want them attacked or called horrible names because they are being good citizens. >> we have a discussion with reverend al sharpton, host of msnbc's politics nation. and marsha blackburn, and ej dionne, and peggy noonan. >>> good morning. another split decision in republican presidential contest held over the weekend
wins all 46 delegates. we did do a what if. romney's lead would have been cut in half had santorum and gingrich made the ballot. and this is less about primaries, and more about delegates. here is the map, super tuesday. 424 delegates will be handed out on tuesday night. as far as who will win how many states, and mitt romney probably guaranteed four wins, and he could win as many as eight or nine states. here is what to watch for. 180-200 delegates would be a good night for the romney campaign. i got him up to 211. we will see if he gets the majority in idaho and places like that. and ohio, and tennessee, and romney could put it away. the gingridge could be up, but romney is there today in atlanta. >>> let's turn to the former house speaker, newt gingrich. mr. speaker, welcome back to the program. >> david, it's good to be with you. >> i want to talk about the campaign and the numbers i just went through with chuck todd. i have to ask you about access to contraception. i know it's not at the core of your stump speech, but it's a debate highly charged in washington and congress --
in between mitt romney's home of michigan, and newt girich's home. what is interesting here, the early vote advantage, david, that romney had in michigan and other states, and that only leads four in those folks that already voted. romney, dominant among those voters that care most about electabili electability. the other key race on super tuesday was virginia, but two people failed to get on the ballot, rick santorum and gingrich. and mitt romney, a commanding lead here, 69% over ron paul with 26%. anything over 50%, mitt romney wins all 46 delegates. we did do a what if. romney's lead would have been cut in half had santorum and gingrich made the ballot. and this is less about primaries, and more about delegates. here is the map, super tuesday. 424 delegates will be handed out on tuesday night. as far as who will win how many states, and mitt romney probably guaranteed four wins, and he could win as many as eight or nine states. here is what to watch for. 180-200 delegates would be a good night for the romney campaign. i got him up to 211. we will see if he gets the majority in idaho and
win in kansas for rick santorum. but mitt romney also won the delegate vote in wyoming's ongoing caucus process. and he's picked up the majority of delegates in the american territories of guam, the northern marianas and the virgin islands. so this is how the current count looks. romney's ahead with 377, then santorum and gingrich, ron paul far behind. remember, the magic number to secure the nomination is 1,144. all of this with 48 hours of campaigning to go until republicans in the southern states of mississippi and alabama put their mark on this ongoing race for the republican nomination. and here with us again this morning from the campaign trail in mississippi is rick santorum. senator, welcome back. >> it's great to be back, david. thank you. >> look, you want your shot to go one on one with governor romney. so what tips the scales to get newt gingrich out of the race? >> well, i don't know, you'd have to ask him. we're just going to keep on winning and competing. you know, ever since nevada, we finished first or second in almost every state and came close, congressman paul
to head with governor romney at some point, and hopefully that will occur sooner rather than later, but we'll wait and see what the speaker decides. >> let's talk about governor romney. he's making the argument that the malt is essentially the moment momentum. our own political unit did some of that math and figured that you'd need 61% of the remaining delegates ultimately to win this thing. aside from the fact that nobody has the requisite number of delegates yet. why should not this race effectively be considered over and done with, advantage romney? >> well, romney needs about 50% of the delegates. on the current track that we're on right now, the fact is that governor romney doesn't get to that number. so the idea that you just make projections, i mean, this isn't a mathematical formula. it has a tremendous amount of dynamics. we have states coming up that will be great states, states like pennsylvania, we have 72 delegates, we should win if not all of them, the vast majority. the last poll in texas had me up 30 points. we're doing very well in a lot of the states. people remember that
the weekend. results showing a big win. in kansas for rick santorum. but mitt romney won the delegate in wyoming caucus. he picked up the majority in the american territories of guam, northern marianas and the virgin islands. romney is ahead at 37 #. then santorum and gingrich, ron paul far behind. remember, the magic number is 1,144. all of this with 48 hours of campaigning to go until republicans in the southern states of mississippi and alabama put their mark on this ongoing race for the republican nomination. here with us again from the campaign trail in mississippi is rick santorum. senator, welcome back. >> it's great to be back, david. thank you. >> well, you want your shop to go one on one with governor romney. what tips the scales to get newt gingrich out of the race? >> i don't know. you would have to ask him. we're going to keep on winning and competing. ever since nevada we finished first or second in almost every state. came close where congressman paul and i were tied in a couple states. we've been there. other than georgia, congressman gingrich finished third or fourth.
prices? even as republicans begin to close ranks around mitt romney, this energy debate may overtake jobs as the economic fight of the fall campaign. finally this morning, a conversation with msnbc's rachel maddow, author of the provocative new book "drift" which asks when did this company make peace with the perpetual state of war? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. a big win last night in louisiana for rick santorum. >> we have won our 11th state in this primary fight. and i want to thank you for that. >> 49-27, that is how it looked in louisiana over mitt romney. and it shows santorum's continued strength among conservative voters but romney still has the upper hand in the overall delegate race, week in and week out. romney at 490 and everybody else well behind. meanwhile, the president is in south korea for a nuclear security summit. he met with u.s. and south korean troops. hours ago he held a join the press conference with south korea's president during which he addressed north korea's plans to launch a long-range rocket next month. >> they need to under
services committee, john mccain, who will weigh in on the latest twists of the gop race. can romney outlast rivals as another primary in illinois? a special roundtable discussion as we learn more about the u.s. soldier allegedly behind the massacre of afghan civilians. what are our troops going through over multiple deployment in war zones in iraq and afghanistan? with us, afghanistan war veteran and author, wes moore. iraq war veteran and executive director of veterans of america, paul rieckhoff. author of "where men win glory" about the death of paul tillman, jon krakauer, bob woodard and helene cooper. finally, my conversation with george clooney on his fight to stop ethnic cleansing in sudan george clooney on his fight to stop ethnic cleansing in sudan and some politics as well. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. republicans in purt rerto rico o the polls there. >> we're going to show on tuesday that the conservative movement in illinois is alive and well on election night on tuesday. >> after a pair of third place finishes last week in alabama and mississip
in on the latest twist in the gop race. can romney out last his rivals as another test looms in illinois? and then a roundtable discussion as we learn more about the soldier behind the massacre of civilians. what are they going through? with us, afghanistan war veteran, wes moore. paul rieckhoff, founder and director of iraq and afghanistan veterans of america. author of "where men win glory," about the death of pat tillman, jon krakauer. from the "washington post," bob woodward, and from the "new york times" helene cooper. and finally, my conversation with george clooney to stop ethnic cleansing in sudan. nbc-universal television >>> good morning, puerto rico, universal television >>> good morning. >>> good morning, puerto rico, 48 hours to go until the big stakes illinois primary, 54 delegates on the line there. >> we're going to show on tuesday the conservative movement in illinois is alive and well on election night on tuesday. >> after a pair of third place finishes in alabama and mississippi, mitt romney is fighting hard for a rebound in illinois trying to cement his delegate lead.
tuesday. >> after a pair of third place finishes last week in alabama and mississippi, mitt romney is fighting hard now for a rebound in illinois, trying to cement his delegate lead. this is how it looks. it stands at 423 delegates. santorum at 184. gingrich and paul farther back. here to talk about the nomination fight here at home as well as the continuing fight abroad for security in afghanistan and the toll it's taking on u.s. troops, arizona senator john mccain. senator, welcome back. >> thank you, david. >> i want to talk about afghanistan, but i'd like to start with a little politics and where we are in this race. rick santorum was interviewed on the "today" program this week and he made a pretty strong point. watch it. what chance do we have in a general election if you can't with over whelming money advantage be able to deliver on any kind of knockout blow to other candidates? >> he's saying, how is romney going to be a general election candidate if he can't take care of these other guys? how did we get to a point where the guy who seemed to be the faith to win the nominat
overall delegate race, week in and week out. romney at 490 and everybody else well behind. meanwhile, the president is in south korea for a nuclear security summit. he met with u.s. and south korean troops. hours ago he held a join the press conference with south korea's president during which he addressed north korea's plans to launch a long-range rocket next month. >> they need to understand that bad behavior will not be rewarded. >> here with me now, the president's top senior adviser, top political adviser, david plouffe. mr. plouffe, welcome back. i want to start on foreign policy. you faced the prospect of a nuclear program in iran and ongoing problem with north korea. as we listened to the president this morning, what is the or else for north korea at this point? >> the president said we can't reward bad behavior. we have a unified global commune in the terms of the approach to north korea here. it's a country that has trouble feeding its people. that's one issue obviously in terms of food aid. i think what's important here, you see this in iran. to see a unified gl
like giving states flexibility. mitt romney is the godfather of our health care plan. if he's president, he's running a way from that path and we'll have a big fight about health care again. we know we have to do this for our economy, our deficit, and the health and safety of the american people. >> romney is the godfather of the obama health care plan. will he get the credit if it all goes well down the line. >> maybe in 2016 when he's a professor or whatever he's doing, he'll remark on that. it's a mod that'll we utilized. list listen, the president said if individual states have a better way to get there, they should do that. we need this for the country. most of the country is not experiencing it yet. for those who are it's having a profound impact. >> as you look at the republican race, no doubt you're looking at jobs, what is your assessment of where mitt romney is at this point as he grinds his way toward what a lot of people think will be his nomination? is he hurt by the length of this. >> i'm not running the campaign. my colleagues in chicago are. this will be a very close rac
at this field. gingrich looks like he's fading but he says i'm in this all the way, i'm tag-teaming romney. what do you do about that? >> again, because of the super pacs and the ability to get these huge blocs of money, probably stay in as long as he has bus fare. i'm not telling him to get out. that's a decision they have to make. but i think it's clear his chances of succeeding and getting the nomination are very slim. so the beat goes on. >> how about the prospect of a contested or brokered convention, is this beyond fantasy? >> i just don't think it's going to happen. it's never happened. i think mitt is going to win in illinois on tuesday. and i think we have every chance of that. i think it's going to be okay, but in my view, it's gone way too long and it's gotten way, way too personal and attacks on character and all of that have been very unfortunate. again, who has benefitted from it? president obama. >> let's talk about president obama because the battleground's going to be the economy. that's the message governor romney is bringing already to president obama. vice president biden is
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